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482 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301 · University Park
(650) 853-1556 · $ · American, Sandwiches, Deli
Rating: 4.0 out of 5"842 Yelp reviews


  • Mon - Thu11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Fri11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Sat11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Sun11:30 AM - 10:00 PM

Good for

Vegetarians · Deli Foods · Sandwiches · Soups

Popular menu items

Cheese · Side Salad · Main Salad · BBQ

General info

Casual · Family Friendly



Latest reviews

  • Rating: 3.0 out of 5"Jan 03, 2015 · by Theresa C. from YelpThis was our first time staying in downtown Palo Alto, so I was looking forward to trying different restaurants on University Ave. Plutos was the first one we tried based on its great reviews and proximity to our hotel. I had the steak with mushrooms and green beans, which was just what I needed. Something simple, … Full review
  • Rating: 3.0 out of 5"Dec 28, 2014 · by Dan S. from YelpHow much can be said about a salad joint? The veggies are as fresh as you'd get from a supermarket, and the salads are large. The prices are pretty good considering the location. It gets very busy, but the lines also move quickly.I've never tried the sandwiches, but I have added both the chicken and steak to my … Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Dec 24, 2014 · by Steph F. from YelpI love Pluto's! Where else can you find an affordable place to eat on University in Palo Alto? I'm almost usually here for their salads but their sandwiches are good too. I love bring able to customize your salads here. I usually order the mixed greens and then choose my 7 items to mix in. This usually … Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Dec 19, 2014 · by Linda M. from YelpThe options here are sandwiches and salads. 3 of the 4 of us had sandwiches that did not disappoint. The onion rings were good too. The one salad I saw at our table looked fresh and decently sized as well.There were seating options to please all; inside, inside not in the main thoroughfare, and outside for … Full review
  • Rating: 3.0 out of 5"Dec 10, 2014 · by Derek C. from YelpThis Pluto's compared to the one in Santana Row leaves much to be desired. The staff in Palo Alto is kind of unfriendly and they're clearly understaffed even for a weekday lunch crowd. Order a sandwich because the salad line is ridiculous. But be warned, the guy making the sandwiches doesn't have your … Full review